diazo process

noun Photography.

a method for printing on paper treated with a diazo compound that disintegrates upon exposure to light and developing the unexposed areas by the use of diazo dyes.

Nearby words

  1. diaz-,
  2. diazepam,
  3. diazine,
  4. diazo,
  5. diazo group,
  6. diazo-,
  7. diazoalkane,
  8. diazoamino,
  9. diazoamino group,
  10. diazole

Origin of diazo process

First recorded in 1945–50

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